"The ruling by Judge Jones preserves the notion that science classrooms are solely for the teaching of science," continued Werb. "When students open a science textbook, they need to know that the lessons they learn are based on evidence and not on simple belief. At the same time, science teachers need to feel confidant that the ideas that form the basis of their lesson plans have been tested by scientific peer-scrutiny and peer-review."
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